The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 558 501 529
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +28
Contract jobs citing STL 67 118 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.83% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 97 34
Median daily rate £538 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £335 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £42.45 £28.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.65% -27.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £35.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+21.28% -11.39%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14288 14202 13460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.02% 27.92% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10187 9700 8897
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 200 194
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 50 £600 -4.00% 13
South East -12 14 £338 +0.74% 11
South West -4 3 - - 1
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for STL.

1 156 (98.11%) C++
2 99 (62.26%) Linux
3 89 (55.97%) Unix
3 89 (55.97%) SQL
4 88 (55.35%) Oracle
5 85 (53.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 77 (48.43%) OO
7 75 (47.17%) Software Engineering
8 67 (42.14%) Multithreading
9 62 (38.99%) Perl
10 57 (35.85%) Python
11 42 (26.42%) OLTP
12 39 (24.53%) SDLC
13 37 (23.27%) Release Management
14 34 (21.38%) Java
15 30 (18.87%) Windows
16 25 (15.72%) Finance
17 24 (15.09%) Database Tuning
17 24 (15.09%) Oracle Database
18 23 (14.47%) C
18 23 (14.47%) MySQL
19 21 (13.21%) MFC
19 21 (13.21%) Front Office
20 18 (11.32%) Low Latency
20 18 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 17 (10.69%) OOD
22 16 (10.06%) Electronic Trading
23 14 (8.81%) Django
23 14 (8.81%) ZeroMQ
23 14 (8.81%) Twisted

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (5.03%) GSM
1 8 (5.03%) LTE
1 8 (5.03%) RANAP
1 8 (5.03%) RTP
1 8 (5.03%) UMTS
1 8 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.89%) Profibus
4 2 (1.26%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.42%) OLTP
2 24 (15.09%) Oracle Database
3 23 (14.47%) MySQL
4 14 (8.81%) ObjectStore
5 13 (8.18%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.55%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.81%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.29%) Subversion
2 10 (6.29%) Trac
3 7 (4.40%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.26%) GCC
4 2 (1.26%) GDB
5 1 (0.63%) CasperJS
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (15.72%) Finance
2 21 (13.21%) Front Office
3 11 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Banking
5 4 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (83.65%) Developer
2 123 (77.36%) C++ Developer
3 60 (37.74%) Linux Developer
3 60 (37.74%) Oracle Developer
4 58 (36.48%) Unix Developer
5 41 (25.79%) Software Engineer
6 28 (17.61%) C++ Software Engineer
7 23 (14.47%) MySQL Developer
8 21 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (13.21%) SQL Developer
9 19 (11.95%) C++ Software Developer
9 19 (11.95%) C++/Java Developer
9 19 (11.95%) Java Developer
10 18 (11.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 18 (11.32%) Unix Engineer
10 18 (11.32%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 16 (10.06%) Python Developer
12 12 (7.55%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
12 12 (7.55%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 10 (6.29%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (53.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (13.21%) MFC
3 14 (8.81%) Django
3 14 (8.81%) Twisted
3 14 (8.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (8.81%) ZeroMQ
4 12 (7.55%) .NET
5 11 (6.92%) XML
6 10 (6.29%) Swing
7 8 (5.03%) ATL
8 6 (3.77%) CSS
8 6 (3.77%) HTML
9 5 (3.14%) EJB
9 5 (3.14%) J2EE
9 5 (3.14%) JSP
9 5 (3.14%) Middleware
9 5 (3.14%) Web Services
9 5 (3.14%) XML Schema
9 5 (3.14%) XSLT
10 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (7.55%) Derivative
2 12 (7.55%) Fixed Income
3 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.66%) Algorithms
6 8 (5.03%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.14%) Equities
7 5 (3.14%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (62.26%) Linux
2 89 (55.97%) Unix
3 30 (18.87%) Windows
4 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.43%) OO
2 75 (47.17%) Software Engineering
3 67 (42.14%) Multithreading
4 39 (24.53%) SDLC
5 37 (23.27%) Release Management
6 24 (15.09%) Database Tuning
7 18 (11.32%) Low Latency
8 17 (10.69%) OOD
9 16 (10.06%) Electronic Trading
10 14 (8.81%) High Availability
10 14 (8.81%) UML
11 10 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.29%) Risk Management
12 9 (5.66%) OOP
12 9 (5.66%) Validation
13 8 (5.03%) Cross-Platform Development
13 8 (5.03%) ETRM
13 8 (5.03%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.40%) Algorithmic Trading
14 7 (4.40%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (98.11%) C++
2 89 (55.97%) SQL
3 62 (38.99%) Perl
4 57 (35.85%) Python
5 34 (21.38%) Java
6 23 (14.47%) C
7 14 (8.81%) Shell Script
8 13 (8.18%) C#
9 12 (7.55%) VC++
10 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.26%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (55.35%) Oracle
2 9 (5.66%) OpenLink
3 5 (3.14%) Solace
4 3 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.26%) Siemens
6 1 (0.63%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.63%) Sophis
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